#SpotLAX2020 Has Been Cancelled. Here’s Why:

Over the past several months, I have wrestled with a difficult decision: whether or not we could safely hold #SpotLAX2020 in September. With different parts of the country experiencing the crisis brought on by COVID-19 differently and at different times, it was not an easy decision to make. Initially, I was hopeful that we could […]


Speak Like an #AvGeek: A Glossary For Enthusiasts

If you spend any amount of time planespotting at an airport, sharing photos on the NYCAviation Photo Hangar, combing through #AvGeek hashtagged conversations on Twitter or doing any other similar aircraft-centric activity, you’ve likely heard hundreds of aviation terms thrown around. Some of the more commonplace terminology such as “low vis”, “livery”, “altitude” and “ATC” […]


Flying During These Unprecedented Times Of Coronavirus

An airline pilot shares what life has been like flying (and not flying) during the age of COVID-19, along with the uncertainty that lies ahead.


Airlines Leading the Way in the Age of COVID

At a time when distancing, cleanliness, and other infection controls are at the forefront, airlines can lead the way in ensuring travelers stay healthy.

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SWISS Shows Off Its Revamped JFK Lounge

NYCAviation toured the fully-remodeled SWISS International lounge at JFK’s Terminal 4

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Alaska Airlines Flight Aborts Takeoff After Eagle Gets Sucked Into Engine

An Alaska Airlines passenger plane was forced to abort takeoff on Sunday morning when an eagle was sucked into one of its engines, a spokesman for the airline said.
by BNO News

An Estonian Air Boing 737-300 (ES-ABJ) seen at Copenhagen wearing a special "Tallinn European Capital of Culture 2011" livery. (Photo by Eduard Heisterkamp via Wikipedia)

Estonian Air Cuts Itself In Half To Avoid Insolvency

Estonian Air on Tuesday announced it will be forced to fire nearly half of its employees and cut flights to 10 or fewer core destinations.
by BNO News



Werner Franz, Last Surviving Hindenburg Crew Member, Has Died

The last surviving crewmember from the Hindenburg Disaster has died at the age of 92. He was just days shy of his 15th birthday when the airship crashed.
by Dan Grossman


United Airlines Fined Nearly $600K Over Flawed Drug Test Procedures

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday proposed to assess a civil penalty of more than half a million dollars against United Airlines for allegedly violating FAA and DOT regulations for random drug and alcohol testi...
by BNO News

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Transatlantic Flights Grounded as Canadian Air Traffic Control Center Evacuated

Flights scheduled to cross the north Atlantic were grounded Thursday morning after a fire broke out at a key air traffic control center in northeastern Canada.
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